Beckman Coulter Life Sciences, through a partnership with Illumina, offers automated methods to improve processes and throughput in next generation sequencing (NGS) sample preparation. Under the agreement, Beckman Coulter will use its experience in automated NGS sample preparation to develop, distribute and support automation for Illumina’s TruSeq and Nextera sample preparation kits and Illumina will provide technical expertise on chemistry and protocols.
The FlowSyn Auto-LF loop filling module from Uniqsis is a module that allows chemists to automatically perform in sequence combinatorial flow chemistry experiments. Each experiment can be run under different conditions and utilize a different set of reagents or monomers.
The FS5, a new, low-cost, high performance fluorescence spectrometer from Edinburgh Instruments, has been launched in the United States.
The Ring Dex filling and capping system by Dispense Works is ideal for processing small bottles, tubes and vials in a compact and affordable bench-top package.
The Microlab NIMBUS384 from Hamilton Robotics is a compact, multi-channel liquid handler that offers fast liquid transfers, superior accuracy and precision pipetting.
The Thermo Scientific iAutomate from Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is an online automation system configuration tool. As a self-serve, free-to-use tool, iAutomate is designed to reduce the time associated with configuring and trialing an automation set-up.
Hamilton Robotics offers a next-generation, liquid handling platform that offers contact free pipetting over a wide volume range of 100 nL to 1 mL. The Hamilton VANTAGE is space-efficient and can be remotely monitored by mobile devices.
Promega announces ViaFect Transfection Reagent, a tool for efficient DNA transfer into a wide variety of cell lines, including challenging suspension cells and stem cell-derived lines. ViaFect Transfection Reagent allows researchers to develop transfection-based assays in the cell line most relevant for their biology of interest.
The Thermo Scientific Sorvall LYNX superspeed centrifuge series features a 100,000 x g top-speed performance and supports high-throughput sample processing from 50 mL conical tubes and microplates to one-liter bottles, up to a six-liter capacity.
Scientific Digital Imaging’s [SDI’s] Syngene Division offers the G:BOX Chemi XRQ multi-functional image analysis system, which is designed to image a range of gel or blot types. The G:BOX Chemi XRQ features a new generation, high resolution, high quantum efficiency (a 73% quantum efficiency at 425nm), and low noise CCD camera with 4 megapixel imaging capabilities inside a light tight darkroom.
Microfuge 20 and 20R microcentrifuges from Beckman Coulter Life Sciences are designed to meet the specific requirements of a wide range of research applications, and are efficient and easy to use.
The Thermo Scientific small benchtop centrifuge delivers, in a compact footprint, the flexibility to adapt to evolving clinical and research needs alike, including clinical chemistry, cell culture, microbiology and hematology.
ASI’s MS-2000 Low Mass Stage retains the precision of the company’s regular compact stage while providing increased thermal response times with ¾ the mass. This small footprint stage measures 200 x 200 x 26 mm and has 100 x 100 mm of XY travel with 100 nm resolution and 800 nm RMS repeatability.
As the latest member of the Allegra suite of benchtop centrifuges, the Allegra X-5 air-cooled benchtop centrifuge from Beckman Coulter Life Sciences is designed specifically for clinical sample preparation. Bundled packages, which include swinging bucket rotors and common adapters, are offered for a range of clinical sample prep applications.
Qosina added five new Control Stroke Syringes to its product line. These syringes help ensure volume regulation during fluid delivery, and are used for precise injection or withdrawal. All syringes are equipped with a dimple inside the barrel opposite the graduation, which acts as a plunger stop.